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 By Patti Poteete    Opinion    May 21, 2020 

It's About Time To Change The Subject

Change of subject. Forget about Covid-19 for minute if you can. Let's talk about the weather. After...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    May 7, 2020

Consider All The Little Bits Of Joy

I sat in the garden and prayed today. After six weeks of self-inflicted isolation, it gets harder...

 

The Real Crisis - We All Need Haircuts!

I need a haircut. My nails look like I’ve been gardening without gloves ... because I have. I...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Opinion    April 9, 2020

Locking Out Little Dude Is Part Of The Process

On the 14th day of our self-isolation from the pandemic, the President upped the time in seclusion...

 

Don't Forget The Hand Sanitizer Or Else!

We were at the post office for the last time to ship a package purchased from our online resale...

 

Jazz Hands Don't Really Help Here

"C'mon back!" I shouted, waving my arms around pretending to be one of those people who direct...

 

Pack Up Pooch With Whatever He Needs

Before adopting Noodles the Wonder Dog a few years ago, Mr. Right and I agreed on the standards we...

 

Yes, It's All About Unconditional Love

A long ago acquaintance once told me that her husband was the most romantic man she’d ever known....

 

Brightly Colored Birds Of A Feather

Sitting in the suburban Los Angeles backyard of Mr. Right’s mother, we heard the commotion about...

 

You Are What You Drive - Or Are You?

I have a theory that the make and model of the vehicle a person drives is in direct correlation to w...

 

Is Honesty Really The Best Policy, Folks?

Honesty may be the best policy, but people don’t like to hear the truth. I’ve been told that I...

 

Where Have All The Whoppers Gone?

I don't Trick-or-Treat any more - after all, I'm a grownup - but that doesn't stave my craving for...

 

She'll Need To Brush Up To Teach Toddler ''

“Wanna learn about football?” I asked Little Dude on a recent Saturday. Mr. Right and I were wat...

 

Life Is A Full-Time Adventure At This Point

I just turned 62 and I am the happiest I’ve ever been in my life. That doesn’t mean I don’t...

 

Saying Goodbye To The Old Swimming Pool 33

My float bumped against the sides of the swimming pool as I lazily paddled around for the last time...

 
 By Patti Poteete    News    August 8, 2019

Bethel Looks At New Mass Notification System

Reducing petroleum permit fees, approval for a new AT&T cell phone tower, and updating the...

 

Tissues, Tea And Love...... Ah Ah AhhChoo!

“I hab a bad code in my node.” sniff, cough, ah-CHoo! Sorry, but that’s how I sound right now,...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 18, 2019

Rent A Friend? Or Even A Whole Country!

A friend mentioned that he had inadvertently come across a web site where a person could...

 
 By Patti Poteete    News    July 11, 2019

New Trustee Sworn In

By PATTI POTEETE Newest Bethel Acres Trustee Brian Pierson raised his right hand and spoke the oath...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 4, 2019

The Miracle Of Ten Thousand Fireflies On A Summer Evening

I love summertime — long days of sunshine, the heat, swimming, gardening, July Fourth and yard...

 
 By Patti Poteete    News    June 13, 2019

Bethel Board Approves Raise For Harrison

All five Bethel Public Schools board members voted to approve a 23 percent salary increase for...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    June 6, 2019

Dorothy Was Right - Home Is The Best

Oz’s Dorothy had it right, “There’s no place like home.” Be it Kansas, Oklahoma,...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    May 9, 2019

Trip To The Hidey-Hole Is Traumatic At Best

Here’s the routine: When the sirens go off, I pick up our previously packed medicines, a bag with...

 

She's Dieting, But He's Losing The Weight

I am dieting and Mr. Right is losing weight. It’s depressing. I’ve cut back on carbohydrates...

 

Now She Listens For The Pure Enjoyment Of It

My refrigerator sounds like a tree frog. Every 17 seconds it lets out a tiny, soft croak. The sound...

 

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